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Tube Amplifiers


Supro: 1610RT-U

(Item ID: 1610RT-U    Serial#: 534)

Supro Amps & Guitars 1610RT-U Comet 1x10 6/14 Watt Combo Amplifier

From the Supro website:

"The Supro 1610 Comet is a high-gain, low-wattage 1 x 10 combo with reverb, tremolo and switchable power. Designed to act as a go-anywhere companion to your favorite guitars, this lightweight tube amp cranks out 6-Watts or 14-Watts of screaming hot vintage tone with an on-board option to drench your sound in tube-driven reverb and tremolo.

The Comet is dressed in 1959 Supro cosmetics, with Black Rhino Hide tolex, black piping, white welting and a gold faceplate. Similar in construction to our award winning Black Magick and Supreme amplifier models, there is no beam blocker in front of the Cometís custom-made CR10 speaker, facilitating maximum throw and crystal-clear treble response from this compact all-tube masterpiece.

The preamp found in the Comet delivers warm, blooming clean tones up until 12-o-clock on the volume knob. Past noon, the Cometís voice rolls over into Supro crunch, giving way to a singing, violin-like overdrive at full volume. The Comet is remarkably high-gain for a vintage flavored amp and it nails that sweet-spot without being too loud for comfort.

The Cometís vintage correct tremolo effect occurs in the preamp, before the reverb. This 12Ax7-based tremolo circuit allows for wider overall speed range and a deeper effect as compared to our louder models where the tremolo happens in the power tubes, after the reverb.

The power-amp found in the Comet uses a single 6L6 tube with switchable plate voltage to achieve studio and practice friendly 6 Watts or a more robust 14 Watts for stage use. The overdrive that occurs within the Cometís ďsingle-ended,Ē Class-A output stage is rich in even-order harmonics and soaked in tube compression. True to the legacy of the original, microphone-friendly Supro combos, the Cometís exceptional dynamics and ultra-low noise performance make it an ideal recording amp."

Features and Specifications:

* Circuit Type - High Gain, All-Tube Supro Circuit
* Wattage - 6 or 14 Watts Switchable Power
* Channels - 1 Channel with Tone Control
* Tremolo -Yes (foot-switchable)
* Reverb - Yes (foot-switchable)
* Preamp Tubes - 3xJJ 12AX7, 1xJJ 12AT7
* Power Tubes - 1x 5881/6L6WGC
* Speakers - 1x10″ Supro CR10
* Cabinet Dimensions - 17 5/8Ē x 7 1/2″ x 15 1/2Ē
* Weight - 6 lbs
* Covering - Black Rhino Hide Tolex
* Hand-Assembled by Absara Audio in Port Jefferson, NY, USA.

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List Price: $1800.00
Our Price: $1349.00

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